In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule

In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule

 In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule

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Accidents happen. Doesn’t matter if you are in the process of bugging out due to an urgent SHTF scenario or enjoying the day in your own back yard. You or someone with you can suffer a serious wound in a matter of seconds.

How you handle the injury can determine the long term outcome. Including life or death in some cases. Backwoods Home Magazine has an article written by Bill Glade, M.D. that gives us a guide line with the 6 hour rule for determining how to treat field wounds. An excellent tool for making those decisions see it featured at the link below

Caring for wounds in the field

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